MtA releases CCLISAR report, recommendations following review of sexual violence policies

August 5, 2021
Mount Allison University has released the Canadian Centre for Legal Innovation in Sexual Assault Response’s final report and recommendations for improving the university’s policies and procedures related to sexual violence. CCLISAR was engaged in late 2020 to conduct an independent review and provide recommendations, and the final report includes recommendations related to restructuring the designated office, improving access to sexual violence counselling services, improving policies and procedures, and more. Former student and committee member Michelle Roy has spoken out against the report and policies, telling Global News that she felt dismissed throughout the process and that the new policies are vague. “We know there is still work to do,” said MtA Vice President Anne Comfort. “We are reviewing all these reports and making concrete action plans to ensure our students have access to supports in addition to improved education and awareness.” MtA (Report) | MtA (Update) | Global News (NB)